Red Reishi Mushroom (Ling Zhi) Certified Organic Powder 1 lb
Ling Zhi Fen (Hong)
Red Reishi Mushroom Powder
Certified Organic by Nuherbs
You Ji Hong Ling Zhi Fen
|Pack Size||One Pound (1 lb.)
|Product Properties||Sweet, slightly bitter, slightly cold, heart, lung.|
|Action||Tonify Qi, Nourish blood|
|Comments||Very fine fluffy powder.|
|Caution||Do not use if pregnant or nursing.|
About Reishi Mushrooms
The polysaccharide and triterpenoids that are components in Reishi mushrooms have shown to help lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides, plus work as an anticoagulant. All of these benefits contribute to a healthy cardiovascular system.
Both black and red reishi mushroom have a lot to bring to the table. The reishi mushroom's active constituents are:
• Fumaric acid
• Triterpenoids called ganoderic acids
This mushroom also acts as anti-inflammatory for respiratory problems. Reishi mushroom is a fungus which is describe as pithy and woody with a slightly bitter taste. The Reishi mushroom is not edible, due how woody it is. The fruiting body (which is the part above ground) and mycelium (filaments connecting a group of mushrooms) are used as medicine.
- Supports Natural Blood Pressure
- Benefits the Immune System
- Gives Assistance to the Circulatory System
- Inhibits Histamine Release
- Promotes Health and Longevity
- Benefits the Cardiovascular System
Parts of Mushrooms
Mushrooms have a variety of different parts. See the diagram on the left to identify what each part of the mushroom is.
Cap: The cap is the top of the mushroom (and often looks sort of like a small umbrella or fan). Mushroom caps can come in a variety of colors but most often are brown, white, or yellow.
Gills, Pores, or Teeth: These structures appear under the mushroom's cap. They look similar to a fish's gills.
Ring: Is the tissue around the upper part of the mushroom stem.
Stem or Stipe: The stem is the tall structure that holds the cap high above the ground.
Volva: The volva is the protective veil that remains after the mushroom sprouted up from the ground. As the fungus grows, it breaks through the volva.
Mycelium: The mycelium of a mushroom is the vegetative body of fungi: a mass of branching filaments (hyphae) that spread throughout the nutrient substratum (an underlying layer) as defined by the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Medicinal Mushrooms by Christopher Hobbs.